Exterminator brings you weekly updates on bug fixes, virus recovery, service release announcements, and security notices for Windows, Novell, Linux, and other systems.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-053)
Regarding: Internet Explorer 5.1 for Macintosh
Date posted: Oct. 23, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This could be a critical vulnerability for users running IE 5.1 on Mac OS X. An attacker can cause a downloaded BinHex or MacBinary file to run automatically. The fix actually comes from Apple, not Microsoft, and involves updating OS X, not IE.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare
Date posted: Oct. 24, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This relatively minor patch addresses PSERVER.NLM losing connections to a remote server and subsequent failure to reconnect.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PE_TOAL.A
Posted: Oct. 24, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_ANSET.B
Posted: Oct. 25, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_ELKERN.A
Posted: Oct. 26, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_KLEZ.A
Posted: Oct. 26, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_PWS.REDNECK
Posted: Oct. 29, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_NIMDA.E
Posted: Oct. 29, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.


Stay current on virus information

Have you been keeping up with the latest virus information and patches from Microsoft and Novell? If not, visit the Exterminator archive for past columns with information on bugs and patches you may have missed.


 

Exterminator brings you weekly updates on bug fixes, virus recovery, service release announcements, and security notices for Windows, Novell, Linux, and other systems.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-053)
Regarding: Internet Explorer 5.1 for Macintosh
Date posted: Oct. 23, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This could be a critical vulnerability for users running IE 5.1 on Mac OS X. An attacker can cause a downloaded BinHex or MacBinary file to run automatically. The fix actually comes from Apple, not Microsoft, and involves updating OS X, not IE.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare
Date posted: Oct. 24, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This relatively minor patch addresses PSERVER.NLM losing connections to a remote server and subsequent failure to reconnect.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PE_TOAL.A
Posted: Oct. 24, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_ANSET.B
Posted: Oct. 25, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_ELKERN.A
Posted: Oct. 26, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_KLEZ.A
Posted: Oct. 26, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_PWS.REDNECK
Posted: Oct. 29, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_NIMDA.E
Posted: Oct. 29, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.


Stay current on virus information

Have you been keeping up with the latest virus information and patches from Microsoft and Novell? If not, visit the Exterminator archive for past columns with information on bugs and patches you may have missed.